Long-tailed Bushtit

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

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Red dots on the maps indicate individual records with an accuracy of 1 km or better. Black squares are centred in those 10 km squares of the national grid in which there is at least one record at 10 km accuracy.

Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
1973 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 21 Verrall, K
1974 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 7 Verrall, K
1975 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Verrall, K
1976 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 20 Verrall, K
1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 4 Verrall, K
17/08/1957 NR3362 Bridgend 10 Walker, A.F.G
30/03/1971 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Morgan, G
30/03/1971 NR2967 Craigens 0 Morgan, G
09/06/1973 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 John, A Family party.
09/10/1973 NR2855 Laggan R 0 Booth, C.G. Some, with blue & great
10/10/1973 NR2967 Craigens 0 Booth, C.G. some, with blue
17/10/1973 NR2767 Aoradh 0 Booth, C.G. with blue & great
14/03/1974 NR2963 Blackpark 0 Booth, C.G. Some in roadside bushes
15/03/1974 NR4550 Kildalton Church 0 Clugston, D.L & Shenton, D.C Small flock.
02/07/1974 NR3972 Staoisha Eararach 1 Payne, K
17/08/1975 NR69 Jura (north): Lealt to Glen Trosdale 0 Michael
28/10/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 0 P.S
21/11/1975 NR6487 Ardlussa, Jura 10 Ogilvie, M.A.
01/12/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 8 Youngson, P
11/01/1976 NR4347 Kildalton 3 Booth, C.G.
08/03/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Ralph, S.E Pair.
08/03/1976 NR4347 Kildalton 6 Ralph, S.E
11/09/1976 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. Few in multi-species flock.
15/09/1976 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Elliott, R.E.
02/10/1976 NR3362 Islay House 6 Walker, A.F.G & Owen, J
30/10/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Robinson, S.T
07/03/1977 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Elliott, R.E.
19/03/1977 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Roworth, P
18/04/1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Campbell, B & R Pair.
21/05/1977 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
03/06/1977 NR3662 Daill 0 Elliott, R.E. Large party by gate.
11/06/1977 NR6487 Ardlussa, Jura 0 Roworth, P Family group in woods.
21/10/1977 NR3362 Bridgend 10 Andrew, D
06/11/1977 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 6 Davies, M
20/11/1977 NR3064 Lyrabus 6 Robinson, S.T
01/03/1978 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Meakin, A
30/03/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E. By N arm, in bushes.
19/05/1978 NR3363 Loch Skerrols Wood 0 Elliott, R.E.
26/10/1978 NR4653 Claggain Bay 5 Carr, G
19/02/1979 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Andrew, D
27/03/1979 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E.
27/05/1979 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. Just to S and SE.
01/08/1979 NR6488 Fishing Loch, Ardlussa 0 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P
01/08/1979 NR6486 Inverlussa, Jura 15 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P
05/10/1979 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 10 Booth, C.G.
15/10/1979 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 12 Booth, C.G. going N
20/10/1979 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 15 Booth, C.G.
20/10/1979 NR3358 Tallant wood 0 Booth, C.G. Some more
21/10/1979 NR2365 Loch Gorm 16 Carr, G
23/10/1979 NR2469 Coille Wood 12 Carr, G
03/03/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Coffey, P & L
22/03/1980 NR4368 Dunlossit 0 Elliott, R.E. House grounds, on beech.
30/03/1980 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Taylor, C
20/09/1980 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 6 Unknown
15/11/1980 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Stroud, D Islay House woods.
16/11/1980 NR3758 Kynagarry 5 Stroud, D Plantations.
16/01/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Crawshaw, J & Warwick, S
20/03/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Clugston, D.L & Wilson, M
20/05/1981 NR4551 Kintour 0 Elliott, R.E. River side woods.
17/10/1981 NR3056 Island House 3 Thickett, L & A
25/12/1981 NR27 Rhinns (north): Sanaig to Ardnave 5 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
29/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 2 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either Bridgend & Loch Skerrols or Saligo Bay area.
04/09/1982 NR7098 Kinuachdrachd, Jura 1 Smith, M Reported by Mr D.S. Whicher.
09/09/1982 NR3364 Knockdon 0 Elliott, R.E. Woods to S.
26/10/1985 NR2965 Erasaid 0 Taylor, C.J 1 seen, others calling.
16/07/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 5 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Family group.
06/10/1986 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 2 Russell, D & T
13/03/1987 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Clugston, Johnstone, & Wilkinson
13/03/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Clugston, Johnstone, & Wilkinson
13/03/1987 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Clugston, Johnstone, & Wilkinson
18/05/1987 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Elliott, R.E. In beeches just S of N lodge.
10/10/1987 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 2 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Russell, D & T
25/10/1987 NR4369 Port Askaig 5 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR3463 Redhouses 4 Bristol Ornithological Club
03/06/1992 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Whitworth, J.
04/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 3 Johnson, C. Nr Woollen Mill
24/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K.
02/06/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Whitworth, J. Family.
26/10/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
28/10/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 10 Carr, G. Woollen Mill
30/10/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
09/11/1993 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 8 Johnson, C. 2 small flocks, far fewer than on previous visits
11/01/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 8 RSPB
22/01/1994 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 0 Nattress, B. Small feeding party on roadside near Lealt, Jura
05/02/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 8 RSPB
13/02/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 9 Hogg, A. near Wool Mill
24/10/1994 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 6 Hogg, J. in woods
26/10/1994 NR3362 Bridgend 8 Hogg, J.
05/11/1994 NR2257 Bolsay 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Migrants?
26/11/1994 NR4146 Ardbeg 6 Banks, S.
13/05/1995 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
05/11/1995 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 Johnson, C. Family party
06/11/1995 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 10 Johnson, C. Patry
13/08/1996 NR4267 Loch Allan 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
22/09/1996 NR2053 Easter Ellister 7 ap Rheinallt, T.
27/10/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Johnson, C. Party
30/10/1996 NR4553 Trudernish 8 Johnson, C. Party
01/11/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Johnson, C. Party
22/12/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 10 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st local record for me
02/03/1997 NR3845 Laphroaig 12 McKeown, D.
23/03/1997 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 2 Barker, A.
16/04/1997 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 2 Pilling, E.
19/04/1997 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Pilling, E.
03/06/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Smith, C. Family group
07/06/1997 NR3860 Cattadale 8 Smith, C. Family group
18/08/1997 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 15 Rae, S.
10/10/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Barker, A.
18/10/1997 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 3 Gulliver, R.
19/10/1997 NR3059 Bowmore 6 ap Rheinallt, T. >S; unusually common this week?
23/10/1997 NR4267 Loch Allan 10 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
23/10/1997 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 11 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
23/10/1997 NR4065 Lossit Lodge 12 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
24/10/1997 NR4654 Ardtalla 6 James, P.
24/10/1997 NR4550 Kildalton Church 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/10/1997 NR3244 Upper Cragabus 24 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
25/10/1997 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 22 Smith, C.
28/10/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Richardson, D.
28/10/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 9 Smith, C.
28/10/1997 NR3960 Barr 8 Richardson, D.
29/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Tigwell, E.
14/11/1997 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Gulliver, R.
27/11/1997 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 5 Gulliver, R.
08/03/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
07/04/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 McKay, C.R.
06/06/1998 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 0 Johnson, C. Family group - at least 4 young.
09/06/1998 NR4173 Margadale Glen 0 Johnson, C. Family group.
23/08/1998 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Robinson, P. Family party.
23/08/1998 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Robinson, P. Family party.
06/10/1998 NR4348 Ardilistry Bay woods 0 Johnson, C. Small flocks.
08/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Johnson, C. Flock, edge of woods.
08/10/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Johnson, C. Flock, centre of woods.
10/10/1998 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Johnson, C. Flock in woodland.
10/10/1998 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Johnson, C. Flock.
20/10/1998 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 0 Unknown visitor
21/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Unknown visitor
31/10/1998 NR3357 Tallant Wood 0 Travis, C. Small flock.
31/10/1998 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 0 Travis, C. Small flock.
24/02/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
12/05/1999 NR1955 Ballimony 2 Whitehouse, A.
17/06/1999 NR3972 Staoisha Plantation 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
19/08/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 10 Whitehouse, A. Family party
28/09/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 16 Whitehouse, A.
06/10/1999 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 Johnson, C. Small flock
05/11/1999 NR1852 Wester Ellister 0 Travis, C. Small flock
13/05/2000 NR4553 Claggain Wood 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
31/05/2000 NR2157 Beinn Tart a'Mhill 2 Whitehouse, A.
07/06/2000 NR2362 Gleann Osamail 0 Whitehouse, A. Family
07/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
26/10/2000 NR3362 Bridgend 10 Carr, G.
03/11/2000 NR3660 Neriby 0 Travis, C. small flocks
03/11/2000 NR3445 Kilnaughton 0 Travis, C. small flocks
03/11/2000 NR1652 Portnahaven 4 Roberts, P.
21/11/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 16 Johnson, A.
25/11/2000 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 16 Johnson, A.
17/01/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 11 RSPB
17/02/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 RSPB
08/04/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
22/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
31/08/2001 NR4651 Carraig Mhor 3 Unknown visitor
10/09/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
10/09/2001 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/09/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
17/09/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
22/09/2001 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 12 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/10/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Johnson, C.
02/10/2001 NR4369 Port Askaig 16 Johnson, C.
02/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 24 Johnson, C.
02/10/2001 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 8 Johnson, C.
07/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 15 ap Rheinallt, T.
23/10/2001 NR36 Islay (central north): Bridgend to Ballygrant 6 Hogg, J. Walk from Bridgend to P. Askaig via woodland at Bridgend & Ballygrant.
28/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
28/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/11/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 Wilson, C.
24/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
29/12/2001 NR3562 Stone Cottage, Bridgend Woods 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
02/01/2002 NR4267 Loch Allan 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
19/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 Richardson, M. In scrub near viewing platform
21/01/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 25 Richardson, M. In mixed flock
27/05/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB
18/06/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 32 Greenwood, A. In one flock
02/08/2002 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H. Incl y birds
02/08/2002 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H. Incl y birds
12/08/2002 NR3363 Knockanbearach 8 Logan, N.
19/09/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 RSPB Min
28/09/2002 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 8 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/10/2002 NR4267 Loch Allan 6 Johnson, M. & S.
04/10/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 RSPB
31/10/2002 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
17/11/2002 NR2767 Gruinart Wood, RSPB Loch Gruinart 6 RSPB
17/11/2002 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 10 Clark, I & L With other tits.
26/11/2002 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
17/01/2003 NR277680 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO87 2 RSPB Gruinart staff
25/01/2003 NR277676 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO88 5 RSPB Gruinart staff
26/01/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 14 J How RSPB
19/02/2004 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 3 T ap Rheinalt
13/05/2004 NR2259 Gearach 1 C R McKay
21/05/2004 NR3358 Loch Tallant Wood, Laggan 2 T ap Rheinalt
28/08/2004 NR3563 River Sorn, Woollen Mill 25 T ap Rheinalt
26/10/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 14 RAF Bird Club
26/10/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 20 Julie Hogg (BT)
27/10/2004 NR2365 Loch Gorm 13 RAF Bird Club
27/10/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 14 RAF Bird Club
29/10/2004 NR4347 Kildalton 10 RAF Bird Club
04/11/2004 NR2845 Lower Glen Astle, RSPB The Oa 4 RSPB staff In srcub near loch
23/11/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 16 C R McKay
19/12/2004 NR2664 Foreland 1 C R McKay
12/01/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 13 How, J.
11/02/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 How, J.
14/03/2005 NR4267 Loch Allan 0 Grant, G
29/09/2005 NR4653 Claggain Bay 15 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
08/10/2005 NR3461 Claggan 0 Gulliver, R & M
13/11/2005 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
21/10/2006 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 0 Lewin, A.E Few in trees by roadside.
08/06/2011 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Mark & Sally Johnson